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Hat, Hat, Hat, Hat, Cat, Cat, Cat, Cat

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HAT #1: NFL Superfan Hat Recipe for my boss Tyler…

HAT #2: Hannah ponytail hat for Miss Ladybug…

HAT #3: Super Basic Hat for Mr. Doodlebug (his will get a fun applique too…)

HAT #4: 21 Color Slouch for me!…

No I’m not weaving in all those ends. (You wouldn’t know unless I showed you.)

CAT favorite spot #1: On his condo, in the window, watching the world go by….

CAT favorite spot #2: On my lap while I’m working…

CAT favorite spot #3: On the couch, on a blanket, between Paul and me…

CAT favorite spot #4: On the chair in our room (but not at night because he turns into an awake ninja at night)…

Happy Holidays! See you in the new year!


Glitz at the Ritz

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love. Love. LOVE my Glitz at the Ritz shawl!

dec 2013 beaded shawl (3)

All my mess-ups and tear-outs were totally worth the final product:

dec 2013 beaded shawl (4)

Even the really, really, really long beaded picot bind-off that took 80 hours.  Not really 80 hours.  It took three quarters of a Lifetime Christmas movie.

dec 2013 beaded shawl (1)

Made with Periwinkle Sheep Watercolors  sock yarn.  75% merino wool, 25% nylon. 460 yards/100 grams.

And also, I finished a Loved knitted crown:


Now I have two, ready to give at Christmas.

And finished my Sweet Tomato Heel socks:



And worked on and sent off my next Travelling Socks:


One more set to go, then I’ll get mine!

And started and finished a Super Basic Hat to donate to The Spinning Room’s tree for the Festival of Trees in town:


Super basic and super quick to knit.  It was hard on my hands, though, and I found out later it was because I was using a smaller needle than the pattern called for.  Duh.  But, it resulted in a very dense and therefore very warm hat!  After the festival is over, the hats and mittens will be donated to a local shelter. Bonus!

Lots of finishing.  Now on to lots of starting,,,,